Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel

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Having originally opened in 1975, this shop has been selling locally made souvenirs for nearly four decades. Over the years, this shop has become known as one spot to get the best in hand crafted items, which are popular among tourists who want their souvenirs to be authentic. This location in particular is a calm, cool oasis in the heart of the popular St. Lawrence Gap on the south coast. Tucked just off the road and pretty in the pink of this traditional hotel, their shop enjoys customers both from the hotel and those passing by.

Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel

Knowing that they sell locally made products, you might expect it to be a tiny shops with a few paintings on the wall, beaded jewelry on display, and carvings on the shelves. Yes, all of these things are available, but the shop is anything but small, and the offerings are all professional. Additionally, you'll find food, clothing, stationary, books, ornaments, and music. It may also interest you to note that three generations of family members have their prints and giftware designs featured here: the shop's first owner Jill, Jilly's daughter Sue who is now in charge of the company, and Sue's daughter Holly. This is in addition to the wide choice of imaginative work by numerous talented locals.

Getting There

Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel, a part of Southern Palms Beach Club, is located near the middle of St. Lawrence Gap.

What's Nearby

If you don't find the item you are shopping for while at Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel, you can find one or both of the other souvenir and gift stores in this general area, Be sure to check out the table below to get a feel for a broader range of shops within reach of this location.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Sheraton Mall Shopping Center 1.2 mi. North
On The Wall Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.6 mi. West
Best of Barbados Quayside Gift and Souvenir Shops 1.8 mi. West-Northwest
T & M Gourmet Cheesecakes Bakery -- --
Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza Shopping Center 1.8 mi. West-Northwest

Aside from stores and shopping, there are various landmarks that you might enjoy while you are in St. Lawrence Gap. If heading to a monument sounds interesting, plan on spending some time at Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers. Or, if you would rather check out a museum, then the right match for you may be Barbados Olympic Museum. You can also expect to find some other fun activities and places where you can eat within a couple miles.

Contact Information

Location: St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados

Phone: (246) 420-8040

Website: http://www.best-of-barbados.com

Email: shop@best-of-barbados.com

 

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